Engineered Wood Products

Building Material Distributors engineered lumber division is based on the principle of hiring the highest level of people to match the high quality of the products we distribute. From the order desk to our professional engineers to the yard person packaging and shipping the cut projects to our customers, our employee's care about getting the job done right and on time. By having Professional engineers on staff BMD can provide both commercial and residential services to the Lumber yard, Architect, engineer or contractor.


BMD stocks I-Joists from Pacific Woodtech in the North that are certified by the Engineered Wood Association (APA-EWS). Whether you are building a house, an apartment, condo, commercial building, 8 story parking garage or just adding a few joists to stiffen an existing floor BMD can help you through the project.

Laminated Veneer Lumber (LVL)

BMD stocks a full range of LVL for use as beams, headers, studs and stair stringers. With design values exceeding industry standards BMD chooses only the highest performing products to put in the market.

Open Web Truss

BMD distributes a full line of Open Web trusses. These Open Web trusses are ideal for running large duct works through the joist. With our Professional engineering staff we can assist the lumber dealer through the design process and on to delivering the project to the job.


With over 25 years experience in the structural beam market our team can supply you with Architectural Glue laminated beams, side curves, corbel cut glu-lams,  cedar glu-lams, California School beams (title 24), high strength GL3000 beams, Cedar Dock beams, and glu-lam bridges. Wood beams from 6' to 125' are available.

We're proud to sell the following lines in these areas:

Northern California

  • Pacific Woodtech
  • Western Structures
  • Rosboro Glulams

    Ed Wallace Bridge

Professional Technical Department

Our technical department is experienced in both residential and commercial building projects they are here to assist architects, engineers, builders, homeowners and lumber dealers in specifying and designing projects.


BMD has a full line of commercial products from heavy Glulam Timbers, Open Web Floor Trusses, Deep and Tapered I-Joists, Arched Glulam Beams, Port Orford Cedar Dock Beams and Panelized Roof Systems.

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